WHEREAS, a strong two-party system is the very foundation of our great nation and our State; and
WHEREAS, it is vital to the future of the State of Washington that such a two-party system be kept in existence and healthy; and
WHEREAS, leaders of both major political parties in Washington State have agreed to combine their respective party's time and effort in a joint fund-raising program to be called the "Neighbor to Neighbor" Campaign, which will be held from Monday, September 13, until Sunday, October 3; and
WHEREAS, good government begins when all citizens support the political party of their choice,
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Daniel J. Evans, Governor of the State of Washington, do hereby officially proclaim the period from September 13 until October 3 as "Party Time" in Washington State, and do heartily urge each and every citizen of the State of Washington to support the party of his choice during the 1965 Neighbor to Neighbor fund raising drive.
have hereunto set
my hand and caused the seal of the State of
Washington to be affixed at Olympia this
13th day of September A.D., Nineteen hundred and sixty-five.
Daniel J. Evans
Assistant Secretary of State